Junk bond investors pull cash as yield hits two-year peak
- High-yield investors took back $5.36B from Oct. 4 to Oct. 9, the most since February and the fourth largest ever, JPMorgan wrote, citing Lippert.
- Yields for BBs have climbed for five straight sessions, hitting a two-year peak, and CCC yields had the largest gain in more than seven years, closing at 9.29%.
- Junk bond returns are down for five straight days, now up 1.50% YTD, but were up as much as 2.81% earlier in the year.
- Source: Bloomberg First Word
- Previously: Junk bond ETF's September outflow signals investor anxiety: WSJ (Oct. 4)
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